Robert William Jones Notebooks

Scope and Content

4 notebooks consisting of essays on various religious subjects including two famous Welshwomen, Ann Griffiths and Gwerfyl Fychan. Also, and essay on the antiquities and traditions of Llanaelhaearn parish, Caernarfonshire and on the characters of Gosen (C.M.) Church in Trefor. It is unclear, due the variety of handwriting, whether Robert William Jones is the sole creator of the material.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert William Jones, also known as Treforian, of Trefor, Gwynedd was a supporter of the temperance cause, a collector of taxes, a poet and an essayist. No further biographical information was available at time of compilation of description, although it is believed that he died around the end of the 19th century.


Items incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Notebooks presented by Cybi of Llangybi, Eifionydd in 1930.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 526-529